Latyrx (The Album)

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Latyrx (The Album)
Studio album by Latyrx
Released August 25, 1997 (1997-08-25)
Genre Alternative hip hop
Length 47:14
Label Solesides, Quannum Projects
Producer DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born, Chief Xcel
Latyrx chronology
Latyrx (The Album)
(1997)
The Second Album
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A-[2]
Spin 9/10[3]

Latyrx (The Album) is the first studio album by American hip hop duo Latyrx, consisting of Lyrics Born and Lateef the Truthspeaker. It was released on Solesides in 1997, and it was re-released on Quannum Projects in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Latyrx"   DJ Shadow 5:48
2. "Say That"   Lyrics Born 3:41
3. "The Quickening (The Wreckoning Part II)"   DJ Shadow 5:02
4. "Balcony Beach" (featuring Joyo Velarde) Lyrics Born 5:30
5. "Live 90.3 '94" (featuring John Tchicai and Free Association)   1:25
6. "The Muzappers Mix: Aim for the Flickering Flame / Rankin' #1"   Lyrics Born 4:13
7. "Funky Granules"   Lyrics Born 1:49
8. "Bad News"   Chief Xcel 2:46
9. "Off (With) Their Heads (Be Prompt)"   Lyrics Born 3:03
10. "Interlude"   Lyrics Born 0:24
11. "Burnt Pride"   Lyrics Born 6:53
12. "Scratchapella"   DJ Shadow 0:23
13. "The Wreckoning (Live 45 Mix)"   DJ Shadow 2:47
14. "Burning Hot in Cali on a Saturday Night" (featuring Blackalicious) Chief Xcel 3:30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "The Album - Latyrx". Allmusic. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Latyrx (Lateef & Lyrics Born)". Robert Christgau. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ Tompkins, Dave (August 1997). "Lateef and Lyrics Born - Latyrx". Spin 13 (5): 116, 118. 

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